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- Rehearsals begin Sept. 1; shoots early October at Parsons The New School for Design in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY
Casting "Dean Street," in which Q, a transwoman, meets a female tribe set to spark civil war in a post-apocalyptic future.Friday
- Shoot dates TBD, in and around the Pittsburgh, PA area. Local actors only. Co-producer states: "Be mindful of your commute."
- Seeking submissions from: Pittsburgh, PA
Casting Eyes to the Sky Films's 2016 short film “Hooked," based on a scene from the stage play of the same title, by Pittsburgh playwright James Michael Shoberg. Co-producer states: "The project will also be the award-winning Shoberg’s directorial debut in film, having already had over fifteen years as a ...Friday
- Shoots end of Sept. & early Oct. in NYC and NJ.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Princeton Junction, NJ
Casting "Forbidden," a short film. Synopsis: "Forbidden" is a heart-wrenching love story that ends tragically in the name of family honor. Production has applied for SAG/AFTRA status. Note: Only SAG actors will be paid.Aug 21
- Production meeting and table read in mid-Sept. (exact date TBD); shoots Nov. 14-16 in the L.A. area.
- Auditions: Sep 3 in Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Louella," a short film. Synopsis: A young Italian traveler cleans house for room and board and is left with a responsibility for which she is unprepared.Aug 20
- Shoots September 24th in Brooklyn Area..
- Seeking submissions from: NY; NJ
Seeking talent for "DBtK," a short horror/drama film.Aug 20
- Shoots Oct. 28-Nov. 3 in the Chicago Suburbs.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting "Coming Home." Synopsis: Danny Carter left home at 17 to get away from his abusive father leaving his younger brother behind. A few years later he gets a devastating phone call about his brother that forces him to have to go home and face his past. In order for ...Aug 20
- Rehearses and shoots Oct. 8-17 in Sapelo Island, GA.
- Seeking submissions from: Savannah, GA; Brunswick, GA; Jacksonville, FL; Atlanta, GA
Casting "Tag" a Cal Arts MFA thesis film. Synopsis: "Tag" is a story of a young man’s journey to uncover the whereabouts of his older brother and is led to rediscover ancestral folklore and magic along the way. The story takes place on Sapelo Island, one of the barrier islands ...Aug 20
- Rehearses in October; shoots Nov. 7-8 & Nov.14-15 (shooting dates may change) in Miami, FL.
- Seeking submissions from: Miami, FL
Casting "At Your Service," an MIU graduate thesis film about new concierge Adam, as he struggles to outwit demanding guests, hostile bosses, and lazy co-workers, all on his first day.Aug 20
- Shoot Dates: Sept. 30 - Oct. 5 in NYC.
- Auditions: Sep 3 in New York, NY
Casting "Perspective," a couple's journey throughout life brings them back recalling their past where a husband faces the struggle of Alzheimer's. Their love is tested by the strength of his memories and the will to remember his past.Aug 20